Tersoo LUGA


Tersoo LUGA
Designation: Lecturer II
Email: luga_tersoo@yahoo.com
Phone:
Gender: Male

Biography

Name:...........................................................LUGA Tersoo
Date of Birth:..........................................3rd April, 1984
Place of Birth:.........................................Ugondu, Mbayaka Kusuv
Sex:................................................................Male
Marital Status:........................................Married
Number of Children:.........................Three
Nationality:...............................................Nigerian
State of Origin:.......................................Benue
Local Govt. Area:................................Buruku
Permanent Home Address:.........NKST Church Akaa-Kusuv, Buruku Local Govt. Area, Benue State
Correspondence Address:...........Dept. of Mathematics/Statistics/
Computer Science, University of Agriculture, PMB 2373 Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria
E-Mail:..........................................................luga_tersoo@yahoo.com
Telephone:................................................08033133749
Date of First Appointment:...........22nd May, 2012
Date of Confirmation of Appointment:....4th July, 2014
Last Date of Promotion:...................1st October, 2015
Present Rank/Scale:...........................Lecturer II/CONUASS 03/04
Rank Applied for.....................................Lecturer I

Educational institutions attended with dates
Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi2014-2018
Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi2010-2012
Benue State University, Makurdi2002-2006
Kusuv Community Secondary School, Sati, Buruku LGA1998-1999
Bristow Secondary School, Gboko1994-1997
NKST Primary School, Akaa Kusuv, Buruku LGA1992-1993
Robert F. Kennedy Nursery and Primary School, Gboko1988-1992

Academic qualifications obtained with dates Educational
Ph.D. Mathematics 2018
M.Sc. Mathematics2012
B.Sc. Mathematics2006
WASSCE1999
FSLC1993

Work experience
National Evangelical Mission College, Gboko2006-2007
Oniwe Comprehensive Senior Sec. Sch., Ilawe-Ekiti,(NYSC)2007-2008
University of Mkar, Mkar 2009-2012
University of Agriculture, Makurdi2012-Date

Contribution to the university Community
Staff Observer Student Union Elections, 2018
Member Protocol/Entertainment Committee NMS Conference, “Makurdi 2017’’
Secretary, Subcommittee for Subtheme NMS Conference, “Makurdi 2017”
Registration Officer NMS Conference, “Makurdi 2017” , May 9th-12th, 2017
Students’ Academic Staff Advisor, 200L B.Sc. Mathematics 2015-Date

PAPERS PRESENTED WITH DATES
“On an Adaptive Method for Radial Basis Function Interpolation ” A paper Presented at the 35th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Mathematical Society, (NMS) 3rd – 6th May, 2016, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria

“Radial Basis Functions Meshless Methods of Lines (MOL) for Approximating Time-Dependent Partial Differential Equations ” A paper Presented at the 36th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Mathematical Society, (NMS) 9th – 12th May, 2016, Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria

“A Block Method for the Numerical Integration of Stiff First Order Autonomous Ordinary Differential Equations” A paper Presented at the 36th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Mathematical Society, (NMS) 9th – 12th May, 2016, Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria

“Derivation of Some Class of Continuous Linear Multi-step Methods with Hermite Basis Function for the Treatment of First Order ODEs” A paper Presented at the 36th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Mathematical Society, (NMS) 9th – 12th May, 2016, Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria

“Radial Basis Functions Meshless Methods of Lines for Approximating the Two-Dimensional Heat Equation” A paper Presented at the 37th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Mathematical Society, (NMS) 8th – 11th May, 2018, Federal University of Agriculture, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria

“Some Non-Standard Radial Basis Functions Method of Lines for Approximating Time-Dependent Partial Differential Equations” A paper Presented at the 37th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Mathematical Society, (NMS) 8th – 11th May, 2018, Federal University of Agriculture, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria

Skills
Computer Literate (Micro soft office and Latex)
Programming Tool (Matrix Laboratory and Maple)

Memberships

Workshops/Conferences attended with dates
Foundation Postgraduate Course in Computational Mathematics, 12th – 22nd May, 2013, National Mathematical Centre, Abuja
35th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Mathematical Society (NMS), 3rd – 6th May, 2016, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria
36th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Mathematical Society (NMS), 9th – 12th May, 2017, Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Nigeria
37th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Mathematical Society (NMS), 8th – 11th May, 2018, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria

Publications

A.ThesEs
’’Application of the Laplace Transform for Solving Second Order Ordinary Differential Equations with Constant Coefficients’’
Undergraduate project submitted to the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Benue State University, Makurdi, September, 2006
”Adaptive Radial Basis Function Interpolation Method’’
Master’s thesis submitted to the Department of Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Science, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, December, 2012
” Solving Time-Dependent Partial Differential Equations in One and Two Space Dimensions by Radial Basis Function Method of Lines’’
Ph.D. thesis submitted to the Department of Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Science, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, October, 2018


B.Publications
Luga, T., Aboiyar, T. and Adee, S. O. (2017). Radial Basis Function Methods for Approximating Time-Dependent Partial Differential Equations in One Space Dimension. Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 9(1):182-200
Tersoo Luga, Terhemen Aboiyar and E. S. Onah (2017) Radial Basis Function Methods for Approximating the Cubic Nonlinear Schrödinger Equation in One Space Dimension. Journal of the Nigerian Association of Mathematical Physics, 43: 325-332
Lubem Matthew Kwaghkor and Tersoo Luga (2016). Mathematical Model for the Dictation and Control of Diabetes. Journal of the Nigerian Association of Mathematical Physics, 35: 253-260.
Aboiyar, T., Luga. T and Iyorter, B. V. (2015). Derivation of Continuous Linear Multistep Methods Using Hermite Polynomials as Basis Functions, American Journal of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, 3(6): 220-225.
Gweryina, Reuben Iortyer and Tersoo Luga (2014). Modelling the Potential Impact of Chemotherapy and Treatment on the Dynamics of Malaria-Filariasis coinfection, International Journal of Modern Mathematical Sciences, 10(2): 163-188.
Terhemen Aboiyar and Tersoo Luga (2013). On Adaptive Radial Basis Function Method, Journal of the Nigerian Association of Mathematical Physics, 25: 147-156.
Terhemen Aboiyar, Richard Awuhe and Tersoo Luga (2012). Compering the Effect of Perturbation Terms on the Accuracy of a Collocation Method for Solving Ordinary Differential Equations. Mkar Journal of Interdisplinary Studies 3(1): 144-149

Specializations

Mathematics

Research Archive

On-going research
Radial Basis Function Methods for Approximating Time-Dependent Partial Differential Equations.

Responsibilities

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